Razer Project Linda, DJI Osmo 2, and more! – #CES2018 Vlog 3

CES 2018 is officially open! Our first mad dash through the show floor, we got to spend some time with Razer’s Project Linda and DJI’s Osmo Mobile 2. And it wouldn’t be a Vegas trip without sharing some drinks with friends at night.

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How we shoot videos for Newegg! #CES2018 Vlog 2

CES hasn’t officially started yet, but we’re already taking meetings and shooting videos! Here’s a quick sneak peek at what we’re producing for Newegg!

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On the road to Las Vegas! #CES2018 Vlog 1

The drive from Los Angeles to Las Vegas is one of my favorites. Hitting the road to cover CES, and there’s work to do even before the show officially starts!

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CES coverage with ONLY my phone? #CES2018 Vlog Day 0 – #MOJO

Can you cover a tradeshow ONLY with a phone? I’m challenging myself to produce videos on the ground at #CES2018 with only my smartphone! Here’s the setup I’m going to use! Hope I don’t screw this up…

Gorillapod http://amzn.to/2D2mNVb
Phone Mount http://amzn.to/2COxw84
Lume Cube http://amzn.to/2CPAglD
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Movies You May Have Missed 036: Get your cardio with ‘Run Lola Run’ (MYMHM Recovered)

MANNY! The film that introduced many of us to German cinema and the lovely Franka Potente, this imaginative crime story is told in three parts. Young Lola tries to help her boyfriend fix a problem involving mobsters, but makes some mistakes along the way. Will time bend around her to help her learn from her mistakes?

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Intel Kernel Security: Meltdown, Spectre, Kaiser – What you need to know!

Meltdown! Kaiser! Spectre! How bad are these security threats? How much will they slowdown YOUR PC? We’ve got more info on these issues, and links to press releases and industry analysis. Buckle up folks! 2018 is off to a rocky start for the entire computing industry!

Intel press release acknowledging the issue.
Google press release detailing affected products
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AMD press release explaining why AMD CPU’s aren’t affected the same way.

ARM official response to exploit on mobile processors.
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Geek Book Club 005 – Little Brother by Cory Doctorow

Our review of ‘Little Brother’ by Cory Doctorow! It’s time to tackle some YA fiction, and why not also get SUPER political! Doctorow’s book takes a hard look at American politics and our government’s response to tragic events. Can a group of tech savvy kids take down Homeland Security? How can young citizens get involved?
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Next month’s review: ‘The Left Hand of Darkness’ http://amzn.to/2CE43xj

Recording: TBD

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Intel Kernel Security Flaw: You might lose up to 30% performance…

A terrible start for 2018 and Intel. A security flaw was discovered in Intel hardware, and the fix could be VERY costly. Depending on what processor is in your computer, you might see performance losses anywhere from 5% to 30%. Yikes. And yes, even you Mac users will be affected. Here’s the scoop on Intel’s Kernel Security flaw. Pretty sure my next PC build will be an AMD…

*** UPDATE ***

Intel press release acknowledging the issue.
Google press release detailing affected products
.
AMD press release explaining why AMD CPU’s aren’t affected the same way.

ARM official response to exploit on mobile processors.

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